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Re: Day of Judgement
From: Mike <email@example.com>
>Well next Friday Im getting up at silly o'clock in the morning (anything
>before 08:00hrs is silly to me ;-) and taking the car to BR Motorsport.
>But while Im there, can anyone think of anything I want to get them to
>check over, test etc, as I want the car running 100% when I leave.
Get them to put it on a ramp and check for worn bushes on the A-frames,
tranny and diff mountings, and engine mountings.
It is probably worth having an optical alignment carried out on the wheels
(not cheap, but gives a noticeable improvement in handling).
Also it is worth greasing the UJ in the middle of the prop shaft - it's a
bugger to get at.
Check steel ball on gear change lever on gearbox is still riveted on
securely - this can lead to sloppy gears and difficulty engaging 5th or R.
Rubber doughnuts holding up exhaust perish quite frequently.
Diff lock cables and mechanism might need to be cleaned/greased.
Can't think of anything else at the moment.
1984 Audi 80 quattro
1983 Audi 100 Avant